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The Devonsville Terror (1983)

R | | Horror | October 1983 (USA)
Dr. Worley investigates a 300-year-old witch's curse in the New England town of Devonsville. Three liberated, assertive women move into town, which angers the bigoted, male-dominated town ... See full summary »

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Suzanna Love ...
Jenny Scanlon
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Matthew Pendleton (as Robert Walker)
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Dr. Warley
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Walter Gibbs
Mary Walden ...
Chris
Deanna Haas ...
Monica
Wally Flaherty ...
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Michael Accardo ...
Ralph Pendleton
Bill Dexter ...
Aaron Pendleton
Priscilla Lowe ...
Myrtle Pendleton
Angelica Rebane ...
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Paul Bentzen ...
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Morrigan Hurt ...
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Barbara Cihlar ...
Witch II
Leslie Smith ...
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Dr. Worley investigates a 300-year-old witch's curse in the New England town of Devonsville. Three liberated, assertive women move into town, which angers the bigoted, male-dominated town fathers. One of the women is a reincarnation of the witch, who proceeds to exact revenge on the town males. Written by Joe Arthur <tenebrae50@hotmail.com>

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Creepy Levels Rising
21 March 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this film completely sober, which is never a great idea when you're watching low-budget horror films. But this one was alright. The plot was firmly established, the death scenes were obviously amateur but at least creative in their methods. And Donald Pleasance, who can really do no wrong (I watched this film about a week after seeing "Alone in the Dark" - I should have made it a double feature). Other critics of this film might say it is not original. Maybe so, but the director and the actors were able to establish a "creepy level" unparalleled in any other film. Almost every two minutes some character acted in a way that weirded me out. What was made into a 90-minute film should have been a Twin Peaks-esque television show. The only thing really missing in this film is a woman talking to a log. Were there plot holes and other flaws? Sure. The laser beams from the eyes were a bit unusual, and the weekly meetings with the drunk priest, and the unexplained need for hypnotized people to be naked, and the obvious fact the wormy arm was not a real arm... but I digress. A fine film ion its own right

  • 6 out of 10.



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